Engineering Kendal College


Awarded by: Pearson EDI

Professional engineers are at the forefront of developing new ideas in an ever changing world and are highly valued within industry. They form the backbone of research and development in their respective fields.

Level 4 HNCs provide a nationally recognised qualification offering career progression and professional development for those already in employment as well as opportunities for students to progress into higher education.

The course will take two years of part-time study to complete. It will provide the knowledge and practical skills relevant to the Electrical Engineering Industry.

Topics will include the following mandatory modules:

  • Analytical Methods for Engineers

  • Engineering Science

  • Project Design, Implementation and Evaluation

Optional modules will also include:

  • Health, Safety and Risk Assessment in Engineering

  • Energy Management

  • Further Mathematics for Engineering Technicians

  • Electrical Power

  • Utilisation of Electrical Energy

The units will be assessed by a series of written and practical assignments. There are no formal examinations.

The awarding body for the HNC is Pearson (Edexcel).

  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Study mode


  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    September 2019

  • Duration

    2 years

Course details

Assessment method

The units will be assessed by a series of written and practical assignments. There are no formal examinations.

How to apply

To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

International applicants


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff .

Applicants must be 18 yrs of age or over and have one or more of the following

- BTEC National Engineering Diploma/Certificate with merit profile (or equivalent)

- An A Level in an analytical subject (Math or Physics).

- L3 Diploma in Electrical Installations. (It is a requirement that students must have studied Maths at L3 and as such some students may have to complete a L3 Maths bridging unit).

- Any appropriate L3 Electrical Qualification would be considered subject to interview.

Students with no formal qualifications but with a wide engineering background may be considered but will have to attend an interview.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £2,500 Year 1
England £2,500 Year 1
Northern Ireland £2,500 Year 1
Scotland £2,500 Year 1
Wales £2,500 Year 1

Additional fee information

For additional costs, please see the course information on the Kendal College website.